(ARLINGTON, VA) March 14, 2022 — The Student Conservation Association (SCA), a national leader in youth service and stewardship, today named Eboni Boadi as vice president of philanthropy. In her new role, Boadi is responsible for all aspects of SCA’s fundraising program, including the development and execution of a comprehensive philanthropic strategy and annual plan that promotes the organization’s mission, financial sustainability, and growth.

Boadi had previously served as SCA’s senior officer, Major Gifts for more than four years. “Eboni approaches her fundraising with a strategic mindset, great creativity, and personalized engagement,” states CEO and President Stephanie Meeks. “A natural and passionate story-teller, Eboni’s ability to convey the impact of SCA on both public lands and participants will be a tremendous asset as she leads our philanthropy team.”

Boadi, who has been influential in advancing justice, equity, diversity and inclusion (JEDI) measures in SCA’s workplace and programming, indicates she looks forward to further integrating equity into the organization’s philanthropic pursuits.

Prior to SCA, Boadi held development positions with Reading Partners and LIFT, two organizations that, like SCA, empower youth and communities to address critical societal issues.

Boadi holds a bachelor’s degree from George Mason University in Government and International Relations, and a Master’s with distinction from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies in International Law and Economics. She is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.

Contact: Kevin Hamilton, VP for Communications, khamilton@thesca.org or 603.372.7068.

About the Student Conservation Association

The Student Conservation Association (SCA) is the national leader in youth service and stewardship. SCA conserves lands and transforms lives by co-powering young people from diverse backgrounds to plan, act, and lead, while they protect and restore our natural and cultural resources. Founded in 1957, SCA’s mission is to build the next generation of conservation leaders, and two-thirds of former SCA interns worldwide are employed or studying in conservation-related fields. For more, visit www.thesca.org.

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